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Women & Academic Leadership: Leaning Out

In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Dr. Kelly Ward examines women leaning back from the ladder of academic progress. Ward is COE's department chair for Educational Leadership, Sports Studies, and Educational/ Counseling Psychology. Full Story »

What prepares excellent teachers

College of Education deans for both WSU and the U of I respond to a national report. The deans write about the errors of this conclusion. Full Story »

News Bites

Dep't Chair in Chronicle of Higher Education

Professor Kelly Ward, who is the department chair of Educational Leadership, Sport Studies, and Educational/Counseling Psychology, talked to the Chronicle of Higher Education about what she calls the "leaky pipe" phenomenon. More»

Sport Mmgt grad leads unified sports efforts

Patrick Bryant is a program developement manager for Unified Sports, which matches athletes with and without disabilities. KHQ (NBC 06) in Spokane recently covered the first unified soccer game. Watch»

Ass't prof presented prestigious AERA award

Assistant professor Sola Adesope recently was named this year's award-winner for Outstanding Early Career Researcher, from the American Educational Research Association (AERA). He was presented the award during the 2014 AERA Conference in Philadelphia. More»

Football agent speaks to COE students

Cameron Foster is a football agent, with mutliple Cougs as his clients, including Deone Bucannon. On March 13, he volunteered to speak to sport management classes on the Pullman campus. More»

COE grad publishes book on advising students

Dr. Susan K Gardner knows most faculty advise doctoral students based on nothing more than their own past experience as a student themselves, be it an experience good or bad. However, there's little to no other training or help. This book attempts to do that. More»

Spt Mgmt prof speaks about Olympics

Assistant professor Simon Ličen spoke with Slovenian National Radio on Feb. 5, 2014. He spoke about the international, political, and financial dimensions of the Olympic games. Listen» Read»
NOTE: Media is in Slovenian.

Tri-Cities prof talks math w/ NW Public Radio

Dr. Amy Roth McDuffie is a math education professor at WSU's Tri-Cities campus. She has done significant research in math testing and curriculum. She appeared in a Jan. 27, 2014 report for Northwest Public Radio (NPR). Both audio and text available. More»

Spt Mgmt prof on Slovenian National Radio

Assistant professor Simon Ličen spoke with Slovenian National Radio on Jan. 9, 2014. He gave his interviewer rave reviews about WSU, the College of Education, the faculty and staff. And, yes, they did chat about the weather. Listen»

In media: prof's tech knowledge highlighted

Assistant professor of science education, Dr. Richard Lamb, spoke to U.S. News & World Report  about expected 2014 technologies and which might be used in the classroom, to what extent, and with what expected results. More»

Master in Teaching grad wins "worm grant"

Stephanie Aakre, a college M.I.T. graduate, and current third-grade teacher in Helena, Montana recently won a $250 grant  One Class At A Time program. She'll use the money to buy a worm compost and teach sustainability. More»

Clinical assistant professor guest on podcast

As a guest on a University of Alaska-Anchorage podcast, Dr. Xyanthe Neider talks about being a first-generation college student, and more. Listen to podcast»

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Teaching and Learning department chair Darcy Miller explains how special education is a little different at WSU's College of Education (4:14)

Clinical Assistant Professor Jennifer LeBeau talks about what a "flipped classroom" is (1:52)


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Mary Cronin

I have had WSU student teachers for the past five years exclusively at Rachel Carson Elementary School in the Lake Washington School District. I will only take WSU students… It is my belief that WSU does an outstanding job preparing future teachers.

Mary Cronin
elementary school principal
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